Dorothee Mields

Dorothee Mields is one of the leading interpreters of 17th and 18th century music and is admired for her unique timbre and moving interpretations.

In the 2021/22 season, Dorothee Mields will participate in projects with the Collegium Vocale Gent, Orchestre des Champs-Élysées, Netherlands Bach Society, Freiburger Barockorchester, Bachakademie Stuttgart, Dresdner Kammerchor, Freitagsakademie Bern and G.A.P. Ensemble. She will appear at the Musikfest Berlin, Heinrich-Schütz-Fest, Bachfest Arnstadt, Bachfest Leipzig, with Alte Musik St. Gallen and at the Ittinger Pfingstfestspiele.

The soprano also regularly collaborates with L'Orfeo Barockorchester, RIAS Kammerchor Berlin, Orchestra of the 18th Century, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Toronto, The English Concert, Klangforum Wien and the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, as well as with conductors such as Michi Gaigg, Paul Goodwin, Philippe Herreweghe, Emilio Pomàrico, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Andreas Spering, Masaaki Suzuki and Jos van Veldhoven.

She is a welcome guest at international festivals such as Boston Early Music Festival, Festival van Vlaanderen, Wiener Festwochen, Händel-Festspiele Halle, Musikfestspiele Potsdam, Styriarte Graz, Niedersächsische Musiktage, Musikfest Bremen, Mainzer Musiksommer, Heinrich-Schütz-Musikfest, Thüringer Bachwochen and Mosel Musikfest.

An important part of her artistic work is chamber music projects, of which "Duft und Wahnsinn" with Hille Perl and Lee Santana, "Birds" and "Inspired by Song" with Stefan Temmingh and Boccherini’s "Stabat mater" with the Salagon Quartet have been particularly successful. In recitals she also works with the Hamburger Ratsmusik, the Boreas Quartett, Lee Santana, Wiebke Weidanz and Lucius Rühl. With the G.A.P Ensemble she juxtaposes works by J. S. Bach and Dimitri Shostakovich.

Dorothee Mields gives master classes at the Bachwoche Stuttgart and the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute in Toronto, among others. A steadily growing discography with several award-winning recordings documents her artistic work. The recording “Handel’s Tea Time” with the Freitagsakademie Bern has been nominated for the OPUS Klassik 2021.

Dorothee Mields

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